Elevator oversight Team specialist
Qualification Degree Bachelor
Working Hours 9 am - 5 pm
Gender No Gender Restriction
Experience 5 years
Reporting directly to the Elevator Oversight Team (EOT) Administrator, the EOT Specialists play a critical role in the EH&S Department: overseeing Agency’s, and vendors engaged by Agency , adherence to regulations and standards governing passenger elevators.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
•Conduct field oversight of Agency personnel and vendors performing work on Agency ’s elevators to determine if installation, repairs and alterations are in accordance with code requirements, approved plans and specifications, and the work is performed in a good, workmanlike manner.
•Ensure that those individuals who are working on and inspecting Agency ’s passenger elevators have the appropriate licenses and follow Agency ’s inspection policies and procedures.
• Prepare detailed reports outlining the findings of the field oversight which highlight the extent to which activities are being conducted in compliance with applicable regulations and industry best practices, flagging potential gaps or risks for supervision.
• Respond to and investigate complaints of alleged elevator safety complaints and prepare reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
• Inspect, through visual observation, Agency facilities, to determine compliance with applicable laws and codes.
• Re-inspect Agency ’s passenger elevators that have been identified by enforcing agencies and/or department inspectors as having violation(s) that constitute a hazard to the health, safety, or welfare of the occupants or intended occupants, or the general public to determine if the violations have been abated.
• Immediately escalate observances of Health and Safety noncompliance or malfeasance to the EOT Administrator.
• Review reports and inspection activities to determine compliance with rules and policies and to ensure the uniformed application of applicable codes.
• Collaborate with business units to recommend required process improvements to ensure the safety of Agency s residents and employees.
• Advise and assist the EOT Administrator in developing well-informed and operative strategies to maximize unit and department effectiveness.
• Perform special project tasks, ad-hoc analyses, and prepare relevant reports and presentations as assigned.
• Provide oversight assistance to the other units within the Environmental Health and Safety Department.
• Plan, coordinate and direct a program of inspection.
• Oversee inspection audits, criminal enforcement, inter agency operations, and sweeps.
• May assist in developing training curricula.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
1. Five years of full-time satisfactory experience in the actual assembly, installation, repair or design of elevators; as a maintenance elevator machinist with elevator manufacturers of recognized standing; as a maintenance elevator mechanic working on various standard makes of elevators; or as an inspector of the construction, alteration, maintenance, or safety of elevators; or
2. Three years of experience as described in “1” above, and two years of formal training or education in an accredited college, technical school or trade school in courses in or directly related to installation, repair or design of elevators; or
3. Three years of experience as described in “1” above, and sixty (60) credits towards a degree in applied mechanics, mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology, electrical engineering, or electrical engineering technology from an accredited college or university; or
4. Completion of an apprentice program, a minimum of three years in length, in the maintenance elevator mechanic trade or elevator inspection and one of the following: (a) Two years of experience as described in “1” above; or (b) Two years of education as described in “2” above; or (c) 60 credits as described in “3” above; or
5. A license as a professional engineer or registered architect issued pursuant to the New York State Education Law.
6. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1”, “2”, “3”, or “4” above.
7. To be eligible for placement to Assignment Level II, individuals other than licensed professional engineers or registered architects must have, after meeting the minimum requirements, at least one additional year of experience as described in “1” above.
8. To be eligible for placement to Assignment Level III, individuals other than licensed professional engineers or registered architects must have, after meeting the requirements for Assignment Level II above, at least one year of experience as described in “1” above in a supervisory capacity.
1. Five years of full-time satisfactory experience within the last 15 years of appointment in the actual assembly, installation, repair or design of elevators; or as a maintenance elevator mechanic with a recognized elevator manufacturer; or as a maintenance elevator mechanic working on various standard makes of elevators.
2. Three years of experience and two years of education in an accredited college, technical school or trade school in courses in or directly related to installation, repair or design of elevators.
3. Completion of the three year of apprenticeship elevator inspection program approved by the Commissioners of Buildings and Department of Citywide Administrative Services.
4. A Certificate of Approval as an Elevator Inspector issued by the Department of Buildings.
5. Considerable knowledge of the installation, operation, and maintenance of elevators.
6. Knowledge of the methods and practices involved in installing, repairing and maintaining a variety of passenger elevators.
7. Considerable knowledge of approved materials, methods, and techniques used in passenger elevator work and of inspection methods related to the examination of workmanship, materials, and design.
8. Motor Vehicle Driver’s License valid in the State of New York.
9. Ability to work alternative work schedules.
10. Ability to manage relationships, balance competing priorities, and manage both up and down.
11. Experience managing high-priority projects and tracking project lifecycles.
12. Ability to read, interpret, and apply a variety of technical information from reports, maps, plans, specifications, drawings, layouts, blueprints, schematics, and legal descriptions.
13. Ability to prepare clear, technically sound, accurate, and informative reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
14. Firm working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Word, and Excel.